andysif
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February 3rd, 2017 at 5:59:34 PM permalink
summary:

businessman says using martingales in betting soccer game is a "sure win", newspaper says he is an idiot.
Court rules in favor of the businessman.

Too bad the newspaper should have ask the wizard as an expert witness.


http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2061010/former-hong-kong-lawmaker-sues-columnist-mocking-sure-win

http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2067904/hong-kong-court-rules-favour-ex-lawmaker-chim-pui-chung

http://legalref.judiciary.gov.hk/lrs/common/ju/ju_frame.jsp?DIS=103940&currpage=T
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February 3rd, 2017 at 8:45:33 PM permalink
It looks like this happened in Hong Kong. I don't know much about Hong Kong libel laws but fortunately in this country a libel case is very difficult to win.
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February 3rd, 2017 at 10:10:52 PM permalink
Quote: andysif

summary:

businessman says using martingales in betting soccer game is a "sure win", newspaper says he is an idiot.
Court rules in favor of the businessman.

Too bad the newspaper should have ask the wizard as an expert witness.


http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2061010/former-hong-kong-lawmaker-sues-columnist-mocking-sure-win

http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2067904/hong-kong-court-rules-favour-ex-lawmaker-chim-pui-chung

http://legalref.judiciary.gov.hk/lrs/common/ju/ju_frame.jsp?DIS=103940&currpage=T

Martingal work's In soccer if you are paying off team's or know someone is.
♪♪Now you swear and kick and beg us That you're not a gamblin' man Then you find you're back in Vegas With a handle in your hand♪♪ Your black cards can make you money So you hide them when you're able In the land of casinos and money You must put them on the table♪♪ You go back Jack do it again roulette wheels turinin' 'round and 'round♪♪ You go back Jack do it again♪♪
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February 4th, 2017 at 12:03:09 AM permalink
Quote: AxelWolf

Martingal work's In soccer if you are paying off team's or know someone is.

I believe that in soccer somebody is always being paid off. Perhaps even both sides.
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February 4th, 2017 at 12:25:13 AM permalink
Quote: FleaStiff

I believe that in soccer somebody is always being paid off. Perhaps even both sides.


Just look at the darn score. Every game ends like 1-0 or 1-1 or 2-1. It's obvious both teams are just trying to lose. Just look up how much Christiano Ronaldo (£225m) and Lionel Messi are getting paid off.
andysif
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February 4th, 2017 at 1:53:24 AM permalink
Quote: Wizard

It looks like this happened in Hong Kong. I don't know much about Hong Kong libel laws but fortunately in this country a libel case is very difficult to win.



I don't know much either but supposedly it's like the UK (hope it's still is, after 20 yrs under the communists, but that discussion will get political.)
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March 26th, 2017 at 8:24:47 AM permalink
Quote: andysif

I don't know much either but supposedly it's like the UK (hope it's still is, after 20 yrs under the communists, but that discussion will get political.)

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March 26th, 2017 at 8:25:29 AM permalink
Is soccer a sport?
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March 26th, 2017 at 8:33:59 AM permalink
Where BIG money is involved, Anything and Everything is plausible.
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March 26th, 2017 at 11:22:42 AM permalink
Quote: sisyphus

Is soccer a sport?



Biggest sport in the world, makes more money than all others combined.
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March 26th, 2017 at 7:03:00 PM permalink
Is there a name for starting with one unit, adding one, until you get to 10, win or lose? What would you call it? Base ten integer bet ramp.
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andysif
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March 26th, 2017 at 8:13:09 PM permalink
Quote: sisyphus

Is soccer a sport?


excuse me?
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